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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Ouzinkie.

This page contains five sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy).

When in Ouzinkie, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ouzinkie and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...

    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Ouzinkie:
    • 57.923400, -152.501986
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Ouzinkie
       
  • Waymarking ...

    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com
       

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ouzinkie ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

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    • Eagle Harbor

      • Eagle Harbor lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Ouzinkie
      • Link to Google Map centered on Eagle Harbor
    • Womens Bay

      • Womens Bay lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Ouzinkie
      • Link to Google Map centered on Womens Bay

How Far From Ouzinkie to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Ouzinkie to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Ouzinkie and extending to:

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    • Juneau, which is the State Capital of Alaska, lies 658 miles [1,058.9 km]<1> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Ouzinkie to Juneau, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km]<1> per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km]<1> per hour would take 38 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km]<1> per hour would take 26 days.

    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 3,488 miles [5,613.4 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take 7 days, a buggy would take 137 days and walking would take 199 days.

    • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,218 miles [10,006.9 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<4>

    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,904 miles [11,110.9 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<5>

    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,481 miles [8,820.8 km]<1> and it lies to the north (N).<6>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ouzinkie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ouzinkie) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ouzinkie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ouzinkie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ouzinkie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.9234, Longitude: -152.5020     [Map].
<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Ouzinkie to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 6.572 degrees.
<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 11.643 degrees.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 348.664 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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